Charles Shannon Hendrix
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Mon Jun 16 00:54:25 CDT 2003
On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 02:52:33PM -0400, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> Hmmm .....
> Right after I quit m,y mailer, the thought occurred to me, "I wonder how
> well OCCAM would work as a language for MASPAR machines?" It was, after
> all, developed for the Inmos Transputer, which inherently supported
> parallel processing in hardware.
The Maspar wasn't made of CPUs like you may think.
The one we had in college had 2048 4-bit CPUs, and programming them was
anything but straightforward.
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